The most common cause of waterborne illness in America is cryptosporidium. A recent study showed just how resilient cryptosporidium can be in swimming pools that use salt and chlorine for sanitation and the results were shocking. Even when chlorine is raised 8 times the level in which it is safe to swim it still took
Do you offer No Salt, No Chlorine Modern Healthy Sanitizers? In 2020, your pool builder should at least offer the option to sanitize your pool water with healthy sanitation systems that don’t use salt or chlorine. Salt and chlorine are bad for you and your pool. They both put off chemical by-products known as chloramines
Choosing between the Ecosmarte and Drinkable Pool Water Systems really comes down to two things. Are you more concerned about price or quality? The Ecosmarte system costs less than the Drinkable Pool Water System so if the price is your only concern there’s no reason to waste any more time thinking about it. Just buy
Salt Systems can cause a large amount of damage to pool components and even the swimming pool structure. Salt systems can harm your skin and eyes through both chemical and physical reactions. Salt Systems are prehistoric technology. The new swimming pool water technology is known as AOP or Advanced Oxygen Process.
The drinkable pool water system represents a significant technological jump forward from the old ecosmarte days. The older ecosmarte technology played an important role in the mid-1990’s alternative water sanitation market. It was the primordial soup in the ever-evolving AOP landscape. However, the drinkable pool water system is definitely a better mousetrap and features much-improved
30-Year fiberglass pool liners give pool owners a “middle of the road” solution for cracked or shifting fiberglass pool shells. If your fiberglass pool shell is cracked you can either fill in the pool, install a 30-year membrane over the shell, or rebuild the pool completely. Assuming average location, size and access, filling in a
There are two ways to refinish a fiberglass pool…Resin and Membrane. Resin refinishing works well with fiberglass pool shells which are delaminating but not so well on pools experiencing cracks in the shell. Cracks are almost always due to massive amounts of pressure from the soil and/or groundwater surrounding the pool shell which causes the
When your fiberglass pool shell starts to warp and crack there are only three realistic options and they are all expensive. Fill the pool in with dirt ($8-12K), install a 30-year liner/membrane over the pool shell ($10-20K), or rebuild the pool completely ($30-70K). The most popular repair choice is to have a 30-year liner/membrane installed.